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- How To Deal With Science Deniers
- Five Common Misconceptions About Productivity That Can Hold You Back
- Seven Myths About Scientists Debunked
- Five Fear-Mongering Stories That Are True (But Overblown)
- Five Science 'Facts' Taught At School That Are Just Plain Wrong
- The Truths Behind Eight Common Old Wives' Tales
Science denial has real, societal consequences. Denial of the link between HIV and AIDS led to more than 330,000 premature deaths in South Africa. Denial of the link between smoking and cancer has caused millions of premature deaths. Thanks to vaccination denial, preventable diseases are making a comeback.
You probably spent a lot of money on your home’s appliances, so you might as well get the most out of them. Here are some of the most common myths and old wives’ tales about dishwashers, refrigerators and other appliances.
We all want to work smarter, but are we getting ahead or just spinning our wheels? You might hear someone say they work best under pressure, but that might be am empty claim to justify procrastination. Here are some common productivity lies that we tell ourselves that hinder more than help our work.
Your skin is an important part of your body, so you want to take as much care of it as you can. Whether you’re a makeup user or just curious about the epidermis, this video will help keep you looking good.
The thought of germs can be a terrifying thing, but it’s important to know the truth about the germ-covered world around you. This video clears up some oft-circulated myths about things like germs, soap and toilet seats.
The Big Mac is the most iconic of McDonald’s burgers (and quite easy to make at home). I’ve seen a few posts popping up on Facebook recently suggesting that McDonald’s is about to dump the Big Mac — a classic example of people passing on a rumour without checking the source.